Articles by: Frans Sturkenboom

Frans Sturkenboom is an architect and a lecturer at the Academy of Architecture in Arnhem and the Academy of Architecture in Amsterdam. He teaches architectural theory and history. He is also a researcher for the Professorship in Theory in the Arts at ArtEZ University of the Arts in Arnhem. His publications include essays on Frank Lloyd Wright, Carlo Scarpa, Francesco Borromini, and Aldo Rossi.  He has just published a book on gesture in architecture, ‘De Gestiek van de architectuur (Arnhem, Artez Press, 2017) in which he analyses the late twentieth-century shift from an architecture of space to an architecture of (deep) surface. He is currently doing a PhD (‘Time in the work of Frank Lloyd Wright’) at Delft University of Technology 

Redefining Oikos. Where Do We Feel at Home?

Redefining Oikos. Where Do We Feel at Home?

In issuing this Open Call, APRIA wanted contributors to reflect on questions such as: ‘What or who determines what home is?’ and ‘What does it mean to be at home?’ Seven contributions from ArtEZ students and staff were selected, a variety of artistic research in form and content. The researchers delve into the complex meaning of oikos, re-examining concepts of home and the tension between safe and harmful spaces in times of crisis.

Just Leaving and Other Ways of Saying Goodbye

Just Leaving and Other Ways of Saying Goodbye

This series of articles has covered engagement. But what about disengagement? In other words, once a commitment has been made and a practice has been conducted, how does an artist ‘quit’ it? This article looks at some key considerations that make moral evaluation of engaged practices possible. In thinking through these evaluations, we come across a set of methods of disengagement that rethink the relation engaged practices have to ethical judgement.